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Harlow Support 4 Sight

The Eye Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH), Hamstel Road, Harlow, Essex, CM20 1QX
01799 523 700
Opening Times:
10am -3pm
9am - 1.30pm

Appointments can also be arranged

Map for Harlow Support 4 Sight

Organisation details

Support 4 Sight is a sight loss organisation that provides an information and advice service for visually impaired people and their carers, who attend Princess Alexandra Hospital. It is a joint project between Support 4 Sight and Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH).

The low vision service is staffed from 9am to 1.30 pm every Thursday by a trained ECLO. Volunteers are available to offer information, advice and guidance and also are able to demonstrate useful equipment.

The ECLO is also available on Monday's at the Eye Unit at PAH.

Volunteers (some of whom are visually impaired) have participated in visual awareness training and provide information about local and national organisations, groups and clubs, support services, specialist daily living equipment and general advice regarding visual impairment.

Services offered:

  • Benefits advice
  • Equality advice
  • Volunteering
  • Employment advice
  • Hospital information
  • Low vision services
  • Talking newspapers
  • Assistive technology products
  • Tactile products
  • Low vision aids
  • Audio products
  • Everyday products
  • Computer products
  • Social functions
  • Trips and outings
  • Support groups
  • Telephone befriending service
  • Home visiting
  • Emotional support
  • Community advice
  • Befriending
  • Everyday living skills
  • Computer skills
  • Assistive technology training
  • Book clubs
  • Eye health advice
  • Form fill service
  • Benefit checks

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This organisation was verified on 17 April 2020

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